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A Few Days in September (2006)

Quelques jours en septembre (original title)
On September 1st, 2001 a spy receives information that something terrible will happen soon.

Director:

Santiago Amigorena
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Cast

Cast overview:
Juliette Binoche ... Irène Montano
John Turturro ... William Pound
Sara Forestier ... Orlando
Tom Riley ... David
Nick Nolte ... Elliott
Mathieu Demy ... Le jeune banquier
Saïd Amadis ... Le vieux banquier
Magne-Håvard Brekke ... Igor Zyberski (as Magne-Havard Brekke)
Joël Lefrançois ... Le concierge de l'hôtel
Alexis Galmot Alexis Galmot ... Le serveur
Jean-Luc Lucas Jean-Luc Lucas ... Le contrôleur
Roberto Moro Roberto Moro ... Le gardien du palais
Julien Husson Julien Husson ... L'homme à la cigarette
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Storyline

September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irène, a French agent who used to work with him, and David, his adoptive son, will help him and lead the girl to her father. Chased by William Pound, a strangely poetic psycho, they will defy the dangers of international espionage from Paris to Venice and finally get to Elliot on September the 11th 2001. Written by Gemini Films

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Hours ago they were strangers, in a minute more they will be fugitives

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Drama | Thriller

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Trivia

Although this is Santiago Amigorena's directorial debut, it is also his 26th screenplay in eight years. See more »

Goofs

Final scene in Venice the characters are sitting as sun rises in early morning and then the scene shifts to the TV in café with news of 9/11 attack. In Venice the news would have been in the afternoon after mid day meal not early morning. See more »

Quotes

David: If you ever want to stop a cell phone working again, remind me to show you something easier than throwing it out a train window.
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A spy thriller well build and acted.
19 September 2006 | by michel-crolaisSee all my reviews

An American spy, named Elliot who possesses very secret pieces of information, give an appointment in Paris to three people that are his daughter Orlando that he has not seen since ten years, his adopted child, David and a female faithful friend who has formerly worked with him, Irene. But an implacable killer, William Pound, is pursuing him, and the meeting has to be deleted and transferred to Venice where will be the dramatic ending. This movie is very well acted, particularly by Juliette Binoche and the atmosphere is very interesting. The only reproach I can do is that the director uses too much the same proceeding for the photographic effects, such blurred image. It seems that the movie will not be seen on television set or CD.


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Country:

Italy | France | Portugal

Language:

English | French | Italian | Arabic

Release Date:

6 September 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$471,845
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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